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By Barbara Kuipers

ISBN-10: 1563082586

ISBN-13: 9781563082580

This annotated bibliography of greater than two hundred urged reference books has been compiled to aid public librarians, university library media experts, and academics in supplying top quality, correct nonfiction fabrics on American Indians. every one access has whole bibliographic facts and shows topic region and examining point. Annotations are long and talk about the strengths and weaknesses of every booklet and its strength use within the curriculum. furthermore, a complete part is dedicated to standards for choosing books approximately American Indians that stay away from stereotypes and confirm objectivity, and an easy-to-use record for comparing fabrics is incorporated.

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Interestingly, many educators see little harm in this trend. They are willing to accept anything that is written as the truth if it presents the Indian in a positive context. Page xii Evaluating and selecting quality American Indian materials is difficult. Changes are taking place as more books on the American Indian are published. Those who are responsible for providing children and young adults with literature will find more books written by authors who are part of the culture about which they are writing.

Colleagues and family have also provided assistance. For his invaluable assistance through his own expertise and detailed knowledge of American Indian people and their literature, I wish to thank my husband, Albert L. Kuipers, who read the manuscript time and time again, providing helpful comments and criticism, for his invaluable support. My years of living among the Indian people have provided me with a strong commitment to this project. I dedicate this book to American Indian young people, who deserve well-written, accurate, and meaningful literature.

White man's judicial system 8. Commitment to community: Responsibilities undertaken without pay (Metoyer 1978, 16) Page 16 These values or traits occur frequently among many different native people and are highly regarded. They are positive cultural characteristics of which American Indians are proud. While many values, customs, and characteristics are common to Native American groups, each native child lives somewhere between the traditional way and the middle-class Anglo way. There are also great differences between cultural groups, and not all of these values apply to any one group.

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